"Ballytobin", a parish, in the barony of Kells, county of Kilkenny, and province of Leinster, 4 miles (S. E.) from Callan; containing 759 inhabitants. It is situated on the road from Callan to Carrick-on-Suir, and comprises 2364 statute acres, as applotted under the tithe act. Ballytobin House, the seat of Abraham Whyte Baker, Esq., is a place of considerable antiquity, and is situated in a fine demesne abounding with timber of aged growth, with a deer park attached. Here is a station of the constabulary police. It is a rectory and vicarage, in the diocese of Ossory, and forms part of the union of Kells. The church is a neat modern edifice with a spire. In the R. C. divisions it is part of the union or district of Donemagan. There are two private schools, in which are about 40 boys and 20 girls.
[From A Topographical Dictionary of Ireland (1837)]


Church Records

Civil Parish: Ballytobin. RC Parish: Dunnamaggan.
Earliest Records: b. Sep 1826; m. Oct 1826.

Cross reference to Family History Library microfilm (double-check with the Library)

 Civil           Roman Catholic          Time            FHLC 
parish           parish                   period           number 
Ballytobin      Dunnameggan             not available 

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The transcription of the section for this parish from the National Gazetteer (1868), provided by Colin Hinson.


Historical Geography

Townlands (1851)
 Parish               Townland                Acres   Diocese 
Ballytobin      Ballyhall               279     Ossory     
Ballytobin      Ballytobin              298     Ossory     
Ballytobin      Caherlesk               1162    Ossory     
Ballytobin      Croghtabeg (Bunbury)    181     Ossory     
Ballytobin      Croghtabeg (Courtown)   189     Ossory     
Ballytobin      Monassa                 281     Ossory     
The civil parish of Ballytobin contained the townlands of:


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